Local CEO Appointed to Colorado Hospital Association Board of Trustees

Lamar McBride, Chief Executive Officer of Northern Colorado Long Term Acute Hospital, recently was elected to the Colorado Hospital Association’s (CHA) board of trustees. He will serve a two-year term on the board.

Members of the CHA’s board of trustees help lead and guide the Association’s strategy on a number of issues for Colorado Hospitals and health systems. These issues include policy and advocacy, quality and patient safety, data analytics, workforce and labor challenges, rural health and hospitals, and hospital emergency preparedness.

“Lamar will have the opportunity to inform our Association’s work on a number of issues that Colorado hospitals and health systems face,” says Steven Summer, CHA President and CEO. “His leadership and insights are critical to helping guide us through a time of great change in the delivery of health care, and we are grateful for his service to our organization.”

McBride possesses more than 18 years of extensive experience in healthcare strategy development and implementation. In addition to CHA, he is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is an active volunteer with the National Association of Healthcare executives, Shorter AME Church, The Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity and Big Brother and Big Sisters of Denver.

Northern Colorado Long Term Acute Hospital is a 20-bed, free-standing facility that provides long-term acute care and critical care services for patients recovering from serious injuries or illnesses in Johnstown, Colo., and surrounding areas.